Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute

Community Training In Ecological Design

Design your backyard or acreage for the coming season and long term. Grow food, build soil, and manage water in rural and urban landscapes. Meet others and make beneficial connections in your community. Sorry, class is full...

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The Permaculture Podcast: 2014 Permaculture Tour

Scott Mann reports back on his visit to the Finger Lakes Region for the first ever local permaculture tour. Listen to his podcast or read the transcript.

Local Ithaca Authors present book at Nov. 19th Event

6 to 8 p.m. at the Tompkins County Public Library in Ithaca, NY. Free admission.

Read about our Alumni

We have started an occasional series of blog posts about the permaculture practices of our outstanding graduates.

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I have been involved with 5 PDC's, 2 Forest Garden Design Intensives, and a Pc Teacher Training. FLPCI's course is phenomenal and at the top of my permaculture education experience. I heart FLPCI!!! (Juliette Jones,

“It was really great to have a lot of people come in and have a really enormous temporary community... It was fun doing all the work, but also being with the people that were part of the program. We were a good group of folks. I remember them as fondly as I remember some of the times spent in the classroom talking about mushrooms and compost.” (Peter Sutera,